On-time departures are a critical aspect of airline operations and how they are viewed by the flying public. However, is it worth sacrificing passenger satisfaction in some instances in order to stay on time?
What is it like going from being a lifelong #avgeek to actually making it your profession? Gordon Gebert takes us through his transition.
The vast majority of airline flights reach their destination as planned. Occasionally bad weather or other factors cause flight crews to have to divert to an alternate airport, disrupting both the airline’s and passenger’s plans. Brad Tate explains the process behind diverting to another airport.
Employees from Alaska Airlines, Delta and Southwest, along with an airport service contractor all worked together in the intense Colorado sun to sort bags and get them to the right airlines and the right flights as they came off the trucks. I even overheard someone say, “One airport, one team.”
South African Airways is the best known airline in South Africa, but there are two other longstanding airlines providing service in the region. Mark Lawrence was on location for an in-depth profile of the Comair Group airlines, kulula.com and British Airways (Operated by Comair).
The reason, as always, comes down to the most important question an airline has to answer: “what makes the most profit?”
The summer months mean thunderstorms across the US. How do airlines cope with these disruptive weather forces? An airline dispatcher gives us an inside look.
After 25 years, Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld are ending their marketing partnership. Under criticism from animal rights activists, the airline will repaint all three aircraft painted in the special “Shamu” color scheme.
Do you think the pilot is to blame when your flight hits turbulence or is delayed? Think again.